UPDATE- Shooting in the 300 block of Virginia Beach Blvd

Sunday, August 05, 2018

​UPDATE - August 07, 2018 11:53 am

The decedent has been identfied as 24-year-old Deangelo Errol Thomas of Newport News Virginia.

This case remains as an active investigation by the members of the Homicide Unit.


UPDATE - The victim in this shooting has succumbed to his injuries.  Victims identity will not be released until 24 hours after next of kin notifications have been completed. There is no further information available at this time. ​ 


On 08/05/18 at 2:26 a.m. Emergency Communications received several calls for gunshots in the 300 block of Virginia Beach Blvd.  On arrival police located a male victim suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso.  The shooting appears to have resulted from a dispute between several individuals.  The victim was transported to a local hospital with life threatening injures.  There is no suspect information at this time.  This case remains under investigation with Detective A. Jerry assigned as the lead investigator.  No further information is available at this time.

Anyone with information regarding this case is​ encouraged to call Crime Solvers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP (1-888-562-5887).  You can also submit a tip via P3tips.com or by downloading the P3 Tips app available in Apple iTunes and Google Play Stores.   

Tipsters will remain anonymous and could be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000 if their information